News With Ed -- June 08, 2017
Ex-FBI director testifies before Senate Intelligence Cmte
Former FBI Director James Comey testified for four hours in two different Senate Intelligence Committee hearings on Thursday about his direct dealings with President Donald Trump until the president fired Comey from his post in May amid the FBI's ongoing investigation into accusations that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. RT America's Manila Chan reports.
Scotland yearns for ‘stability’ – Tory city councillor
The Scottish National Party is in the ascent in Scotland, but Tories (Conservatives) hope to use the snap elections to strengthen and solidify support and secure an obvious mandate for PM Theresa May and Brexit, UK’s secession from the European Union. John McLellan, a Tory councillor in Edinburgh, joins RT America’s Ed Schultz to discuss his party’s optimism about the elections.
Will UK terrorism wave influence voters?
In the seven weeks since Prime Minister Theresa May called for Thursday’s snap elections, the United Kingdom was struck with two terrorist attacks claimed by the Islamic State. To what degree will the violence in Manchester and at London Bridge affect the outcome of the elections? RT America’s Anya Parampil takes a look.